WHEN AXL IS SUSPENDED FROM SCHOOL, MIKE FORCES HIM TO GO TO WORK
AT THE QUARRY TO TEACH HIM A LESSON ABOUT KEEPING HIS LIFE ON TRACK,
AND FRANKIE BLAMES HERSELF WHEN SUE'S CROSS-COUNTRY TEAM IS CUT
BY THE SCHOOL, ON ABC'S "THE MIDDLE"
"The Quarry" - When Axl is suspended for skipping school, Mike decides it's time to teach his son a lesson about life and makes him go to work with him at the quarry. But Mike's master plan backfires when Axl likes the job so much that he wants to quit school and lead the life of a quarryman. Meanwhile, Frankie is devastated when she fears that she accidentally prayed away Sue's cross-country team after it's cut by the school; and while practicing a magic trick, Brick makes the main TV remote disappear - and can't figure out how to make it reappear -- on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY,
DECEMBER 29 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD 10/13/10)
"The Middle" stars Patricia Heaton as Frankie, Neil Flynn as Mike, Charlie McDermott as Axl, Eden Sher as Sue, Atticus Shaffer as Brick and Chris Kattan as Bob.
Guest starring are Brian Doyle-Murray as Mr. Ehlert, Greg Cipes as Chuck, Ethan Phillips as chairman, Victoria Kelleher as gifted mom, Chane't Johnson as chess mom, Travis Guba as angry dad and Jeff Lewis as male customer.
"The Quarry" was written by Alex Reid and directed by Lee Shallat Chemel.
"The Middle" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,L parental guideline.
For more information on "The Middle," visit ABC.com